Mississippi

Magnolia State

Kelsey Mick

Capital: Jackson
Admitted to USA: December 10, 1817
Motto: Virtute et armis
Population: 2,844,658
Largest Cities: Tupelo, Columbus, Greenville, and Jackson
Border states: Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas
Nickname: Magnolia State
State song: "Go Mississippi"


Bird: Mockingbird
Tree: Magnolia
Flower: Magnolia or Evergreen Magnolia

Landforms: Beaches, Swamps, and Marshes
Natural Resources: Cotton, Poultry, Cattle, Catfish, Soybeans, Dairy Products, and Rice